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Britain, Go Or Stay, Stop Diverting Attention, By Owei Lakemfa

I would have campaigned for the Brexit entertainment to continue, except that it is diverting attention from serious global issues like insecurity, senseless wars, growing mass poverty, hunger and climate change. A Nigerian genius, Odia Ofeimun asked me a rhetorical question: “How does a minority which takes control of the…
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Opinion

Elevating Virtue: The Subversive Courage of Oyedapo Oyekunle Olorunyomi, By Chidi Odinkalu

Introducing A People Defined by Hierarchies Nigeria is a country defined by hierarchies in which everyone is expected to fit neatly into a box. These hierarchies are many and multi-dimensional. They vary in both shape and size and we have signature tunes for sign-posting them. You know a generational put-down…
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Opinion

Professor Tunji Olaopa: Broadening the Career Paths To the Academy, By Toyin Falola

To ensure that graduates find their professional niche early, we need to work towards an academic workforce that is equipped with knowledge of the latest technologies and professional practice. It is time to embrace the advantages of professors from the workplace, men and women like Tunji Olaopa, Pat Utomi, Odia…
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Opinion

The Left and Nigeria’s 2019 Election, By Edwin Madunagu

The alliance talks implicitly proposed here for the Nigerian Left could be with small political parties/groups or large political parties/groups or small/large political parties/groups which satisfy some obvious conditions—in terms of programmes, antecedents and public image of leaderships—provided, of course, that at least one of the allying entities is registered…
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Opinion

Empathetic Scholarship: From Odia Ofeimun to Richard Joseph, By Tunji Olaopa

...whether we are able to muster the political will to transcend our collective limitations or not, we need the critical mass of empathetic scholars and intellectuals to at least facilitate our concerted march towards national socio-political revival. Since I first read Odia Ofeimun’s Taking Nigeria Seriously, I have come to…
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